BTC CULT LIVE FROM MIAMI

The largest BTC conference in the world is happening this weekend. Day 1, June 4th, is available here: Let’s see how BTC Miami is going: BTC Miami is the new Fyre Festival. — Emin Gün Sirer (@el33th4xor) June 4, 2021 Oof, let’s check in on a keynote from Day 1, Max Keiser and Michael Saylor. where did we go wrong? …

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LAZER EYES MAKE SALTY TEARS

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is hitting BTC cucks between the eyes with two by fours of logic.   Taleb’s Twitter account is locked so let me summarize his replies to the angry BTC crowd with a picture. I don’t know what Taleb will say at the pro BSV Coingeek conference in June. But the fact he’s telling BTC cucks on twitter …

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Suck it BTC Snowflakes

The speaker list for the (BSV focused) Coingeek Conference June 8-10 has been updated. Looks who’s been added. Mr AntiFragile himself, Nassim Nicholas Taleb is now listed as a speaker at Coingeek. Predictably, Crypto Twitter has erupted in fury. It’s hilarious. Mr Taleb has been very critical of BTC for a long time. He’s recently been seen roasting small blockers …

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Paint By Numbers TA

I have a few indicators that I consider my gold standard. These indicators have proven to be reliable over long timeframes. They are slow moving and are never wrong for very long. Markets swooned fast and hard but zooming out gives us a better idea of what these large moves mean. Where are the current prices in relation to the …

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The Problem is Choice

The Matrix trilogy explores universal human themes of questioning authority and the hero’s journey to enlightenment. The protagonist starts out unaware he is trapped in a simulation to being fully aware of reality and a master of his own fate. The Matrix is an updated exploration of Plato’s Cave allegory. Let’s take a brief look at the main themes of …

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A Primer On Ethereum

Vitalik Buterin was a barely 21 year old contributor with Bitcoin Magazine when he approached BTC Core about ideas he had for computation on BTC. By this time BTC was under control of Blockstream who were not interested in Vitalik’s project so they blew him off. Vitalik took his ideas and created Ethereum because his project was hamstrung by the …

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Memes Are The New Money

Viral images/videos are, at their essence, data. Sometimes this data travels the world many times over to the point it becomes a part of a culture’s shared experience. Today there are few opportunities to monetize a meme or any form of unique data on the Internet without access to large centralized platforms like Instagram or YouTube. The “network effect” benefits …

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Fundamentals Matter

Crypto has been on quite a tear these past 12 months. The emotions are running high and it’s raining Lambos across the Twitterverse. The conversation around Crypto, if you can call it that, is buy, Buy, BUY!   But eventually the euphoria wears off and only the winners are left standing. The winners have the best fundamentals. The winners have utility. …

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Real World NFT Use Case

NFT, aka Non Fungible Token, has been a hot topic in the markets recently. An NFT provides 1) proof that a digital item is unique 2) a chain of ownership. There are a lot of resources about NFT and how they work. I won’t go into the details. Here’s a story from The New York Times about Beeple selling a …

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FATF ruins Thanksgiving

Crypto swoons on rumors about this tweet from Coinbase CEO Brain Armstrong: Last week we heard rumors that the U.S. Treasury and Secretary Mnuchin were planning to rush out some new regulation regarding self-hosted crypto wallets before the end of his term. I'm concerned that this would have unintended side effects, and wanted to share those concerns. — Brian Armstrong …

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